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Phony bus driver arrested for sexual battery

December 10, 2009 12:51:04 AM PST
The Los Angeles Police Department has made an arrest in the case of a man posing as a USC campus bus driver and then attacking a female student.Daniel Elliot, 21, was taken into custody on Tuesday on suspicion of sexual battery. Last Saturday, Police said he approached two USC students and offered them a ride home. The young women believed Elliot was an official USC driver and got into the van.

When the two female students arrived at their house, investigators say Elliot wouldn't let them out and sexually battered one of the victims. Both students were able to get the attention of someone passing by and escaped.

Elliot is being held on $25,000 bail.

Anyone with information about this sexual battery is asked to call 1-877-LAPD-24-7.